Division of University Advancement

Director of Alumni Relations

Vacancy # 14E142
Position # 0190

The University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for the position of Director of Alumni Relations. This will be a full-time position.  The Director of Alumni Relations will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.

The Director of Alumni Relations will provide leadership in the overall planning of goals and objectives, to cultivate, maintain and enhance the university’s relationship with its 65,000+ alumni. Responsibilities include:

Minimum requirements
Bachelor’s Degree and three to five years successful leadership experience in a comprehensive university alumni relations program or in a professional role as a nonprofit leader including basic fundraising experience is required. Position requires the knowledge of principles and methods for the operation of a successful alumni engagement and giving program, ability to manage several projects simultaneously, excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated ability to work successfully with multiple constituencies, ability to fundraise, program development and implementation in a complex organization, supervise staff, computer skills, ability to manage an off-campus site. Position requires travel, flexible schedule and a valid driver’s license. Knowledge of UNCW culture is a plus. Preferred: Master’s degree and more than five years of successful management experience with a comprehensive university alumni program; a UNCW alumnus/alumna with significant experience in the field and all of the above skills and abilities gained from experience.

Application Instructions
To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to the Director of Alumni Relations Search Committee, and attached to the online application – not emailed or mailed. Attachments must be either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF documents. For questions regarding the online application process, please contact Human Resources at (910) 962-3160. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Priority consideration will be given to online applications received by July 18, 2014, (extended from original date of July 5) but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. .

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.



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